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Fowlmere Road, Heydon, Cambridgeshire, SG8 ££1,100,000

About this property

LOCATION Heydon is a small and sought after rural village, lying in south Cambridgeshire, but close to the Hertfordshire and Essex borders. The village is within a conservation area and enjoys an elevated position, amongst picturesque rolling countryside. The University city of Cambridge is about 12 miles to the north and offers extensive cultural and shopping facilities together with an outstanding choice of schools for all ages. Royston and Saffron Walden are within 6 and 8 miles respectively, both market towns providing a good range of facilities including a variety of shops and restaurants. The village is conveniently placed for access to the A505, which leads to both the M11 and A1. There is also a mainline railway station at Royston offering a commuter service into London's King's Cross and Whittlesford or Audley End (west of Saffron Walden) offering a service into London Liverpool Street. The village also has a 16th century inn, as well as Heydon Grange Golf and Country Club. 

THE SITE The site enjoys an enviable setting on the outskirts of the village, with open views across rolling countryside to the west and is offered with the benefit of planning permission reference: S/3025/16/FL, for two detached properties. Each will offer generous and flexible living accommodation, set over three floor.

Plot 1 is a 5 bedroom detached property of around 4083.8 sq ft, plus double garage of around 454.2 sq ft

Plot 2 is a 5 bedroom detached property of around 4302.3 sq ft, plus double garage of around 409 sq ft

The architects have carefully designed the properties to offer spacious and bright accommodation to suit modern living and that take full advantage of the stunning open views.

Each property will further benefit from private driveways, generous enclosed rear garden and raised terraces to the rear. See attached plans, drawings and conditions.

There is currently a 3 bedroom detached split level property on the site that will need to be demolished prior to construction of the new properties and the successful purchaser would be responsible for this. 

CONDITIONS OF SALE 1. The purchaser will be responsible for the demolition of the existing property at their 

own cost. 2. The purchaser of the site will be responsible for complying with all the relevant

conditions of planning approval Ref: S/3025/16/FL and will be responsible for

obtaining written approval from the Local Planning Authority for the satisfactory 

discharge of these.  

3. There is no Affordable Housing requirement on the site 4. The vendor has paid for and instructed an archaeological survey on the site

5. The development site is in close proximity to a scheduled ancient monument. The purchaser

should be aware of the statutory requirement for scheduled monument consent for any works

resulting in ground disturbance within the scheduled area.

6. There is an indemnity policy in place to cover access over the first part of the driveway

(hatched blue on plan) which is not shown within the vendors ownership on the land registry plan. 

TENURE AND POSSESSION The site is for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion. 

SERVICES Mains Electricity, and water are connected to the property. We believe there is a cesspit in the garden for drainage. 


South Cambridgeshire District Council  

FURTHER INFORMATION Should you require further information please contact either Chris Arnold at, tel : 01223 819302 

or Oliver Hughes at, tel : 01223 819333.  

Nearest Train Stations

Transport  Meldreth - 4.59 miles
Transport  Great Chesterford - 4.76 miles
Transport  Royston - 4.81 miles

Contact us about this property

Redmayne Arnold & Harris
7 Dukes Court 54-64 Newmarket Road

T: 01223 323 130

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